VAX was an instruction set architecture (ISA), developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) in the mid-1970s. The VAX-11/780 introduced on October 25, 1977 was the first of a range of popular and influential computers implementing that architecture.A 32-bit complex instruction set computer based on DEC's earlier PDP-11, VAX ("Virtual Address eXtension"), was designed to extend or replace DEC's various PDP ISAs. The VAX architecture's primary features were virtual addressing (for example demand paged virtual memory) and its orthogonal instruction set.
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    … upstarts with suspicion and a certain amount of trepidation. They weren’t the only ones though. Surprisingly, the Motion Picture Academy refused to nominate Tron for a special effects award. Nowadays, almost every film which wins the award does so with CGI at least in part. However, at the time, Lisberger noted “The Academy thought we cheated…

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